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Nov 14 2019

Chilly Water Bringing Bigger Schools Of Fish

By Geoff Bennett for Island Connection Angler Lisa Pape of Austin, Texas shows off her 7 pound redfish caught with a mud minnow under a popping cork. Fishing this past month was great and we can expect November to be just as productive!  Chilly nights remind redfish and trout that they had better eat now or …

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Nov 13 2019

The Latest In Libraries

By Doug Reynolds for The Island Connection The second of five new Charleston County libraries planned after a $108.5 million referendum passed in 2014 has opened its doors. A ribboncutting ceremony was held Nov. 2 for the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library, located at 1858 South Grimball Road. The referendum called for new facilities and the …

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Nov 12 2019

Republican Presidential Candidate Mark Sanford Suspends Campaign Citing “Impeachment Noise”

By Sarah Allred for Island Eye News Republican Presidential candidate and former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Representative Mark Sanford announced his intention to suspend his Presidential Primary campaign today. In announcing his decision in front of the New Hampshire State House, Governor Sanford cited the overwhelmingly polarized climate swirling around the Congressional Impeachment Inquiry …

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Nov 12 2019

Calling All Hoosiers

By Valerie Doane for The Island Connection Seabrook Island residents are preparing for the ninth annual Indiana Day on Dec. 11, celebrating the 203rd anniversary of the Hoosier State’s admittance into the Union on Dec. 11, 1816.  The gathering has become an annual event including food, drinks, games, prizes and singing, all with a lot …

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Nov 11 2019

‘They come in here full of energy’

From Charleston County School District for The Island Connection Students who live in rural parts of Charleston County often don’t have the same opportunities as those who live in the suburbs. For example, dance studios are not plentiful on Johns Island, and programs in adjacent communities often are financially out of reach for families and …

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Nov 08 2019

Picture Perfect

By Sylvia Bacon for The Island Connection The objective of the Kiawah Photography Club is to foster the use and appreciation of photography as a science, art and hobby by providing a forum for mutual enjoyment and the development of photographic skills. Workshops, programs and small group sessions, offered on all skill levels, are geared …

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Nov 07 2019

Town Of Seabrook Island Official 2019 Election Results

Staff Report for The Island Connection

Nov 07 2019

We The People

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Nov. 1, 2019 was officially designated Mary Whyte Day by a unanimous vote of the Seabrook Island Town Council at its Oct. 22 meeting. SCOPE50, a grass-roots organization dedicated to voter registration, did the same for the Seabrook resident. Mayor Ron Ciancio and SCOPE50 President John …

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Nov 06 2019

Town Of Seabrook Island Council Meeting: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Mayor Pro Tem John Gregg presided over the Oct. 22 meeting of the Seabrook Island Town Council. To hear it told, the mayor was off on a long-awaited cruise that will take him through the Panama Canal.  However, his heir apparent hardly missed a beat; parliamentary …

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Nov 06 2019

A Charleston Christmas

By Keely Laughlin for the Island Connection The Taylor Festival Choir and Na Fidleiri will perform cherished carols, lively holiday-themed Celtic jigs and reels and operatic and folk vocal offerings at 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Church of Our Saviour on Kiawah Island. “A Charleston Christmas: Celtic & Classical,” sponsored by the Town of …

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